1973 GRD F3 Single-seater

Ex Works/Allan Jones

Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1973
  • Automobiltyp 
    Other
  • Rennwagen 
    Yes
  • Lenkung 
    LHD
  • Zustand 
    Used
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Blue/Silver
  • Innenfarbe 
    Other
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Other
  • Getriebe 
    Manual
  • Antrieb 
    2wd
  • Kraftstoff 
    Petrol

Beschreibung

Coys Auction - Légende et Passion
Espace Fontvielle
Monaco
Friday 30th April 2010 at 11AM
Chassis Number: 373-060
As Lotus withdrew from the production side of racing car manufacture there were a number of personnel in the Hethel area of Norfolk looking for new employment. Several of these ex-Lotus employees, notably Mike Warner, designer Dave Baldwin and two leading technicians, Derek Wild and Gordon Huckle formed Group Racing Developments by linking together with local engineering company, Griston. To finish the group Jo Marquart joined from Huron as designer. With Lotus, and soon Brabham, leaving the production racing car market things looked good for GRD and initially they had a lot of success and in 1973 joined up with Denys Dobbie's DART operation with grand plans for the future. However Dobbie pulled out in early 1974 and by the end of the year production ceased as prospects for the following year were not good. Three former employees set up a service operation and in 1975 Van D